The IIS Galileo Galilei has 800 students and 100 teachers. The school is situated in Jesi (AN), a town of 40,000 inhabitants, in the centre of Italy, but the students come from all the area around that includes near 100,000 people. The main courses that the school offers are: Biotechnology and Social-Economic Sciences. It is both a technical school and a secondary school with an emphasis on humanities. The students attending the Biotechnology course are those particularly interested in environment, health and scientific knowledge. The subjects that characterize this course are Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths,English as well as IT and Graphics. Well equipped laboratories are constantly used by the students. The Social-Economic course offers subjects like Sociology,Psychology, Philosophy, Social Legislation, English, Spanish and Maths. Moreover, the students have a lot ofpossibilities to strengthen their linguistic competence: a mother tongue teacher twice a month, a multimedia lab, CLIL courses, afternoon courses to get PET and FIRST (Oxford certification system) certificates, participation into European projects and Etwinning. Since 1996 the school has been involved in European Projects, in some of them as a partner and in others as a coordinator. The school is particularly interested in motivating students and in enhancing their competences in foreign languages and their soft skills.In 2021 our Institute has obtained accreditation for the new 2021/2027 Erasmus+ Programme both in the SCHOOL sector and in the VET sector (Vocational Education Training): this means that for seven years we are able to offer international mobility financed with European funds to students and staff, in many European countries.